The British Red Cross have a support line if you’re feeling lonely and want to talk to someone.
Tel 0808 196 3651
Sense provides a range of advice, support and services on disability and loneliness.
Tel 0300 330 9256
Cruse Bereavement Support offers bereavement support.
Tel 0808 808 1677
Family Lives offers a confidential helpline service for families in England and Wales.
Tel 0808 800 2222
Calm Zone is a helpline and web chat offering support to men in the UK who need to talk or are in crisis.
Tel 0800 585858
The Silver Line for information, advice or just for a chat, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Helpline 0800 470 80 90
Age UK, support and advice for older people. Helpline 0800 169 6565
Independent Age, providing befriending services. Helpline 0800 319 6789
Royal Voluntary Service for help, advice and support: Helpline 0845 608 0122
Friends of the Elderly for year round support or call 0330 332 1110
Re-engage for year round support or call 0800 716543
If you are under 25, you can contact YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for free, 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. Text YM to 85258
Young Minds also offers a Parents Helpline on 0808 802 5544
If you are younger and feeling lonely, you can visit SupportLine or call them on 01708 765 200
Children and young people can also contact Childline or call them on 0800 1111 for a 1-2-1 chat with a counsellor
The British Red Cross have a range of resources for people experiencing loneliness.
Independent Age have a free guide on what to do If you’re feeling lonely
When The Get Older have a free guide on Helping your parents to overcome loneliness.